Okanagan Goalkeeper Academy

Highlights

  • Sessions led by Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Goalkeeper Coach Kai Tolpinrud
  • Managed by David Broadhurst Whitecaps Okanagan Academy Centre Head Coach.
  • Participants follow an official Whitecaps FC training curriculum
  • Includes footwork, diving, handling, shot stopping, crosses, distribution and organization
  • Connected to the Whitecaps FC Academy Centre network to provide greater exposure and opportunities
  • In partnership with TOFC
     

Structure

  • Boys and Girls U9 to U18.
  • Two programs. U9 to U14 open registration for motivated players and U13 to U18 invite only registration for selected players.
  • Players remain with clubs.
  • Ten month program: three integrated phases; fall, winter, and spring.

Fall

Goalkeepers Academy - U9 to U14 (2007-2002) - Open Registration

  • 11 weeks.
  • Open registration for motivated keepers. Boys & Girls.
  • Saturdays 10:15 am to 11:45 am.
  • Outdoors Sept 19, 26. Oct 3, 10, 17, Move Indoors 24, 31. Nov 7, 14, 21, 28.

Goalkeeper Prospects Academy - U13 to U18 (2003-1998) - Invitation Only

  • 11 weeks.
  • Prospects keepers. Invite only. Boys & Girls.
  • Wednesdays 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm.
  • Outdoors Sept 16, 23, 30. Oct 7, 14, Move Indoors 21, 28. Nov 4, 11, 18, 25.

Winter - TBD


Location

Training sessions will take place at Marshall Fields in Vernon, or Vernon Vantage One Soccer Centre.


Coach Bio

Kai Tolpinrud
  • Hønefoss BK – Goalkeeping coach – Norwegian 1st Division
  • Goalkeeping Coaching at Simon Fraser University
  • Various Goalkeeping Clinics throughout Canada
  • Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer Schools
  • John Craven Soccer Schools

Registration 

All returning and new players selected from an evaluation will receive an invite by email to register.

Fees: Fall - $275 + GST

Goalkeepers Academy - U9 to U14 (2007-2002)

Goalkeeper Prospects Academy - U13 to U18 (2003-1998)

Invite Only. Players will receive a link for registration via e-mail.

Equipment:

  • All NEW players require a WFC training kit and track suit.
  • One-time fee, valid for at least two years
  • Mandatory - Training kit (shorts, shirt, socks) - $80 + GST
  • Mandatory - Track suit - $80 + GST

Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds within 2 weeks of the first session. Once we are within 2 weeks, your registration and payment are locked in for that phase
  • Registration refunds, minus a $25 administration fee, may be issued only in cases of emergency and/or medical grievance given a note from a medical professional.
  • No partial refunds will be issued for individual sessions missed by the participant.

Other Policies:

  • Whitecaps FC reserves the right to move players to the appropriate training group.
  • In the event that a session is cancelled due to weather, we will do our best to reschedule.

Contact

Head Coach:
Okanagan Head Coach, David Broadhurst - dbroadhurst@whitecapfc.com or 250.550.5489

Whitecaps FC Administrator
gopro@whitecapsfc.com or 604.669.9283 ext 2297 or toll free  1.855.932.1932